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noun promotion pronunciation in British English /prəˈməʊʃ(ə)n/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a move to a higher level in a company, institution, or sport

    We try to fill our executive positions by promotion from within.

    get/win/gain promotion:

    His number one objective is to get promotion.

    promotion to:

    Their chances of promotion to the Premier League are pretty poor.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the activity of encouraging or supporting something

    The campaign is concerned with the promotion of health.

    the development and promotion of improved methods of farming

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the process of attracting people's attention to a product or event, for example by advertising

    a ban on the promotion of tobacco products

    the budget for advertising and promotions

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